An Extension led partnership of land-grant colleges and universities

Network Focus Areas

North Central Region Water Network partner map Nutrient and manure management

Sustainable water supply

Watershed management

Climate change & adaptation

Soil health

Land use and development practices

Youth water literacy and stewardship

Aquatic invasive species prevention and management


The Current Webinar Series

The Current webinar series is a speed networking event designed for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation activities. Connect with our network without taking too much time out of your crowded calendar.

June 21, 2017: Promoting Natural and Healthy Shorelines for Protecting Lakes

  • Julia Kirkwood, Non-Point Source Grants Project Manager at MI Dept of Environmental Quality: The MI Natural Shoreline Partnership: Creating a Comprehensive Approach for Promoting Healthy Shoreline Management
  • Bindu Bhakti, Water Quality Educator at Michigan State University Extension Oakland County: The Importance of Natural Shorelines: Program Basics and Lessons Learned from Property Owner and Train-the-Trainer Programs
  • Patrick Goggin, UW-Extension Lake Specialist, and Pamela Toshner, Lake Biologist at Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Wisconsin’s Healthy Lakes Initiative and Best Management Practices for Lake-Friendly Living
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From Science to Success

We are the North Central Region Water Network – a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. We are built upon decades of USDA-funded water programming in the Great Lakes and Heartland regions, and North and South Dakota. Our relationships are anchored by a core team of Extension state water representatives and Extension Directors throughout the region. Learn More

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